Doko Meadows Park rules revised to allow children of all ages

BLYTHEWOOD – As the original rules for the use of the park and Manor were adopted in 2017, the use of these facilities has grown, making security a critical issue, Town Administrator Carroll Williamson told council at Monday night’s council meeting. To that end, the rules are being updated and adopted, Williams said, to ensure […]

Farmer’s Market Donation

BLYTHEWOOD – Doko Meadows Park Foundation president Paul Moscati, second from left, presented a check for $20,000 to Mayor Bryan Franklin that will go toward a $375,000 loan from the town for projects in the park. Moscati said that future projects of the Foundation will be the farmers’ market, the spray ground, clock tower, an […]

Adventure is Out There

BLYTHEWOOD – Doko Meadows Park was transported into Pixar-land over the weekend with a twilight-showing of Up! The Saturday night showing was one of a series by event-sponsor Erica Page with Guaranteed Rate Affinity and the Town of Blythewood. Other movies in the lineup are High School Musical on Aug. 28 and Secret Life of […]

Market in the Park

BLYTHEWOOD – It was a fine day in Doko Park Saturday for the Blythewood Farmer’s Market and the Westwood High School to host the Spring Artisan Market. The park was full of vendors, shoppers and their dogs.

Blythewood was high on the hog Saturday

BLYTHEWOOD – The weather was perfect and after a winter cooped up, everyone was ready to go to the park for some fun. It was a good time at Blythewood’s annual Doko Rib Fest cookoff in Doko Park. With a crowd estimated by Blythewood Chamber of Commerce Director Phil Frye to be around 4,000, there […]

Doko Rib Fest set for March 13

BLYTHEWOOD – The second annual Doko Rib Fest Cookoff, sponsored by the Town of Blythewood will be held this Saturday, March 13, in Doko Meadows Park There are to be three competitive cooking divisions, each with entry fees and trophies presented to the winners. Total prize money distributed per division as follows: 20 professional teams […]

Council going after park vandals

BLYTHEWOOD – After the latest in what has been years of varying degrees of vandalism in the town park, Blythewood Town Council is cracking down. At last week’s town council meeting, members talked about more diligently pressing charges against park vandals and taking new steps to deter vandalism in the future. Teen Arrested The crackdown […]

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Doko Meadows walking trails open; park, Manor, playground, restroom closed

BLYTHEWOOD – During a two-hour zoomed town council meeting Monday night, council spent an hour discussing whether or not to re-open the park’s walking trail before voting 4-1 to open it. Councilman Larry Griffin voted against. At issue was the fact that the trail has been used steadily since it was officially closed by a […]

Blythewood Council closes Manor, park, playground indefinitely

PUBLISHER’S NOTE: Blythewood town council held an emergency council meeting at 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 18, at Town Hall and voted to:  1) close all town government facilities to the public indefinitely, 2)- lock the doors on town hall to the public (staff may work in office or telework, but will return phone calls and […]